Tuesday, February 10, 2004

Fellowship Announcement

The Hurford Humanities Center of Haverford College invites applications for a 2-year Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the Humanities to begin fall 2004 from scholars who consider music as a site of humanistic inquiry. Possible areas of research include: philosophical, religious, literary, anthropological, and political
discourses on music; histories and theories of musical performance; semiotic, psychoanalytic, and historiographic approaches to music; music and ideology; the function of music in the formation of ethnic, racial, gendered, and social identities; relations between music and other media. Fields of specialization might include: musicology, ethnomusicology, literary studies, cultural studies, anthropology, history, religious studies, philosophy, performance studies.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach one course each semester and participate in a year-long faculty seminar (topic for 2004-5: "Music-Text-Performance"; see http://www.haverford.edu/provost/hcenter/fac_seminars.htm#04-05). Applicants are asked to submit two brief course proposals relating to
their areas of interest, one for a broad-based introductory or intermediate-level course, the other for a specialized or advanced course.

Candidates who have received the Ph.D. in 1999 at the earliest or who have completed the requirements for the Ph.D. by the application deadline of February 27, 2004 are eligible.

Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, 2 course proposals, and a writing sample of not more than 25 pp., and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to:

Carol Henry
Secretary, Mellon Post-Doctoral Search
Haverford College
Haverford, PA 19041
Fax: 610-896-4232